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Reid Supporters Threw Eggs at Tea Party Bus. Left-wing violence?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's hometown of Searchlight, Nev., served as kickoff site Saturday for the latest Tea Party Express tour -- and apparently Reid's supporters weren't too happy about it.

The conservative Tea Party activists were there to protest the policies of Reid and other Democratic leaders, and Reid supporters staged their own protest, with some throwing eggs at a Tea Party Express bus.


Asked by Anonymous at 9:40 AM on Mar. 30, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (36)
  • I'm still trying to figure out how accidental spit is assault and intentional eggs are no big deal

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:02 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Yeah you know. Egg throwing,bringing loaded guns to rallies,same thing ,right?

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:43 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Nahhhhh, it couldn't be violence. I am sure they were just giving the TEA party participants Easter eggs, you know that's this weekend, right? It will be spun into something made of magic and fairy tales.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:44 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Eggs, the horror. "Christians" in Michigan stockpiling guns and planning to kill no big deal right, just protecting their freedoms,lol.


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • All fringe should be disassociated from the majority. I don't know why we have to keep having this conversation. 

    And since this question is about the egg incident, anon, why don't you start your own question about the "Christians" you are talking about?  Nothing like deflecting from the original topic.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:48 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • You guys are trying to compare apples to oranges and trying to justify right wing behavior.


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:49 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • It goes both ways, anytime someone brings up the right wing violence its like little children"but but they do it too"..or " they did it first"


    Answer by kjfamily at 9:52 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • How so, anon? This question is about the egg throwing. I won't advocate on the behalf of any fringe group that is intent on violence. Why can't people just answer the question instead of answering with another question that has nothing to do with the original question? It's not a hard concept.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:55 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Spitting in the general direction of someone was considered assault just a few days ago.   But eggs, no way! LOL

    The people who brought eggs to the protest did so with intent.  It would be assault if they hit someone, and shows both sides have wackos. 


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Quinn, its called deflecion. I am proud to say that the teapartiers did not react to the childish egg throwers. They are generally above that type of behavior.

    Answer by Carpy at 10:06 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

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